GFB News Magazine
GFB YF&R Conference cultivates mental health growth
Annual conference offered communication workshops & tips on how to help farmers in crisis.
Posted in GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers
Use of Vermeer mower top prize in GFB Hay Contest
GFB members who grow Bermudagrass hay should submit entries by Oct. 31 to have a shot at winning this annual contest.
Posted in GFB Hay Contest
UGA teaching farmers to save water by scheduling irrigation
The UGA Agricultural Water Efficiency Team is helping farmers use irrigation scheduling tools to conserve water by planning irrigation based on crop water needs.
Posted in cotton, crop management, Irrigation, peanuts
GFB Award presented to Patsie Cannon
Patsie Cannon has supported Georgia's beef industry for more than 35 years through UGA beef programs & her family's cattle marketing company.
Posted in beef, Georgia Farm Bureau
Depression Common for Farmers
Dr. Mike Rosmann, a psychologist & part-time farmer in Iowa, has been writing a syndicated column about emotional health issues since 2012. He explores why depression is prevalent amongst farmers.
Posted in farm families, farm/rural stress
Land & Leadership Advocates learn to promote agriculture
New GFB program for farmers ages 36-50 equips members to connect with consumers.
Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau, Land & Leadership Advocates Program
Ag program sprouts at Emmanuel College
Emmanuel Colleges ag program offers a bachelor’s degree in diversified agriculture with one of four concentrations – ag business, ag science, ag communications and ag missions. The school is considering adding an ag education degree.
Posted in Uncategorized